Garden Veggie Cous Cous

I love Cous-Cous! Of course, the mention of this side dish elicits extreme agony from my children. having said that, this was one of the first actual side dishes that I learned to make. I have added to it several times throughout the years and it is always good!

Pair it with our Lemon Pepper Chicken!******

Garden Vegetable Cous-Cous
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins

This is an amazingly easy and super tasty side dish!

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: easy
  • Cous-Cous dry
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 1/2 Cup Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup Broccoli chopped
  • 1/2 MD White Onion Diced
  • Chicken Stock ***When cooking the cous-cous replace the water with stock for more flavor***
  • Salt and Pepper
  • ***Use medium or small sauce/soup pan.***
  1. Always date your unused stock!
  2. Saute onion on *medium low-medium* in extra virgin olive oil until translucent. ***I always salt and pepper the onions***
  3. Add Butter.
  4. Add Broccoli. Saute for 3-5min.  Stir frequently to avoid burning.
  5. Add Tomatoes.
  6. The amount of stock is dependant on the amount of cous-cous you are preparing.  Look for directions on the cous-cous packaging.
  7. Add stock to the pan with vegetables and bring to a boil.
  8. Pour the desired amount of dry cous-cous into the boiling stock.
  9. Stir then put a lid on the pan.  Take the pan and remove it from the heat.  Let it sit for 5min.
  10. Fluff with a fork and serve.
Recipe Notes



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